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Merian C. Cooper papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2008
Scope and Contents Collection contains personal papers, business records, audiovisual materials, and photographs which document most aspects of Merian C. Cooper's life and his varied careers. It includes research and information on documentary and feature motion picture production in the United States from the mid-1920s through the early 1950s, as well as information on world exploration, the United States Air Force (particularly during World War II), and early television. The collection also documents several...
Dates: 1888-1990

Cecil B. DeMille letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2613
Scope and Contents

12 letters and 1 telegram from DeMille to Lasky, 1 photograph.

Dates: 1942-1956

Doty-Dayton Productions records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2432
Scope and Contents

Contains production company records on financing, production, distribution, advertising, contracts, photographs, audio tapes, soundtracks, and reports. Motion pictures documented include Rivals, Where the Red Fern Grows, Seven Alone, Pony Express Rider, and Against a Crooked Sky. Includes 35 mm and 16 mm prints of produced films, as well as files on unproduced projects such as preliminary research and scripts. Also contains the personal papers of company founder Lyman Dayton.

Dates: 1956-1983

Francis Ford photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 9151
Scope and Contents

Contains 168 photographs originally owned by Francis Ford. The photographs chronicle Francis Ford's career as an actor, director, and writer in the Hollywood silent movie industry. The photos date from 1901 through the 1940s with the greater number dating in the 1920s. during the active period of the Francis Ford Studios. Also contains a set of stills from various John Ford (Francis' younger brother) movies.

Dates: approximately 1900-1949

James W. Dearden papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 9237
Scope and Contents

Materials related to the career of Mormon filmaker James Dearden. The materials include personal photographs and papers as well as papers pertaining to research and funding for the film "Andrew J. Russell, a social historian." Approximately 1960-2004.

Dates: approximately 1960-2005

Kieth Merrill papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1950
Scope and Contents

Kieth Merrill papers collection contains diaries, personal and business papers, photographs, and motion pictures from Kieth Merrill. The personal papers include journal manuscripts and correspondence. Business papers include production materials from The Great American Cowboy, Take Down, Harry's War, and Legacy.

Dates: 1953-1987

Victor Milner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1965
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, a scrapbook, newsclippings, telegrams, certificates, and other items. The materials deal with the motion picture industry in the United States and Milner's career as cinematagrapher. Some of the correspondence is with Cecil B. DeMille, the American motion picture producer. Also includes newspaper coverage of Milner's detention in the Soviet Zone of Germany in 1949.

Dates: 1914-1990

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DeMille, Cecil B. (Cecil Blount), 1881-1959 2
Cooper family 1
Cooper, Merian C. 1
Dayton, Lyman D. 1
Dearden, James W., 1940- 1